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November 17, 2020
Do Not Trust Governments with the Control of Money
Why is the gold standard hated so much by these critics?
Government & Politics
November 4, 2020
Lockdowns as a Political Tragedy of the Commons
A number of European governments are reinstituting degrees of new social and economic lockdowns in the name of slowing down a new wave of Coronavirus cases
Government & Politics
November 3, 2020
And the Election Winner is . . . Inflation in a Landslide
Regardless as to which candidate secures the Presidency on November 3rd (or some subsequent date), the administration must cope with unprecedented federal debt.
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Government & Politics
October 28, 2020
Unmasking Paul Krugman’s Misrepresentation of Ayn Rand
He claimed that the U.S. has suffered from almost 9 million Coronavirus cases and experienced 230,000 deaths all because Ayn Rand and libertarians in general teach a philosophy of misplaced “freedom”
Government & Politics
October 21, 2020
Government Policies Have Worsened the Coronavirus Crisis
There is no doubt that 2020 has become a unique event in almost everyone’s life due to the Coronavirus and the response of almost all governments everywhere in the world
Government & Politics
October 14, 2020
The Pandemic or the Lockdown: Which Has Been Worse?
The COVID Tracker website reports 201,000 deaths through October 4 for a value of $2 trillion using the VSL

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June 17, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The issue of race relations in America has reached a new high pitch with the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis policeman, followed by mass peaceful demonstrations and instances of violence, looting, and arson in cities around the country.
June 9, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
People are being forced back into a new tribalism and a new racial and ethnic collectivism in the public arena due to the renewed insistence on “group-think” that is reinforced by a variety of government policies.
June 5, 2020
By Joseph A. Morris
Adam Smith was born on this day in 1723.
May 29, 2020
By Darren Brady Nelson
Trumpnomics is it's own unique mix of economics values. Darren Brady Nelson breaks down how this has worked for the United States.
May 27, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Whether school closings and stay-at-home orders slow an outbreak is an important and really challenging research question. This question must be answered before we compare economic costs and health benefits.
May 20, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
The long-term economic effects of the COVID-19 shutdown will be felt for years to come.
May 6, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The collectivism virus need not destroy us, if we immunize ourselves with the philosophy of liberty and market liberalism.
April 28, 2020
By Matthew L. Kelly
The Colloquium for the Advancement of Free-Enterprise Education at the University of Texas-Dallas teaches students about the foundations and history of the nation's economic system
April 23, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
We have experienced unprecedented economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing policies. Twenty two million Americans lost jobs in four weeks.
April 20, 2020
By Clifford Thies
The results of the first scientific survey of serology in a well-defined population has been conducted and – guess what? – the mortality rate for Coronavirus is not much different from that of the ordinary flu.
April 15, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
In Uncle Sam’s 2020 fiscal year that began on October 1, 2019, it is estimated that the federal government will spend around $4.4 trillion, of which about $1 trillion will be with borrowed money to cover the budget deficit of that amount.
April 13, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
The United States has taken unprecedented actions to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus and the illness it causes, COVID-19. How bad will this be for the economy?
April 6, 2020
By Steve Goreham
The U.S. economy is currently enjoying the longest period of expansion in history, in large part driven by the fracking revolution which enabled America to become the world’s leading energy producer.
April 3, 2020
By Clifford Thies
How long can we keep people away from work before their lives are ruined?
April 2, 2020
By S.T. Karnick
As the economy locks down, the U.S. government must consider the implications of social distancing itself.
April 1, 2020
By S.T. Karnick
Economic contractions harm human health, so governments should take that into account in their coronavirus policies
April 1, 2020
By Charles N. Steele
The stimulus approach fails to address the fundamental causes of the economic downturn, while it balloons the deficit to no good end.
March 27, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Our lives and economy have been disrupted on an unprecedented scale by COVID-19. How do we calculate the societal impact?
March 26, 2020
By Viv Forbes
In their frantic attempts to delay the spread of the Wuhan virus, governments are sowing the seeds of economic depression and currency destruction.
March 24, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
Recognizing other states' licenses would remove barriers to employment, says sponsor.